Several sessions about using deliberative forums with students in higher education will be be part of the programming for the 2019 Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting, June 5-8, 2019 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
The following desciption is from the Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting website:
AASCU's American Democracy Project (ADP) and NASPA are committed to advancing the civic engagement movement in higher education. Join us in Fort Lauderdale, Florida for our annual conference which brings together faculty, students affairs professionals, senior campus administrators, students and community partners. Together we will ensure that students graduate from our colleges and universitites--both public and private--prepared to be the informed, engaged citizens that our communities and our democracy need.
Civic Learning and Democratic Engagement Meeting https://www.naspa.org/events/2019CLDE
June 5-6, 2019 | Fort Lauderdale, FL
Dialogue and Deliberation for Campus Engagement
Wednesday, June 5th, 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Organizers: Kara Lindaman, Professor of Political Science/Public Administration, Winona State University; John Dedrick, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation; William V. Muse, President of the National Issues Forums Institute; Lisa Strahley, Coordinator of the Civic Engagement Center and Chair of Early Childhood & Teacher Education at SUNY Broome Community College; and John J. Theis, Professor Political Science Lone Star College--Kingwood (TX)
Conversations that matter: Building change through deliberative dialogue on Economic Policy
Friday, June 7 from 9:15 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Led by Net Impact and the National Issues Forum Institute, this workshop will feature a how-to presentation on how students can host a deliberative dialogue on their campus. To demonstrate the activity, students will be engaged in a deliberative dialogue on the nation’s fiscal and economic outlook as it pertains to the country’s national debt. Students will discuss existing policy proposals to tax reform and health care reform and learn how to host a deliberative dialogue on their own.
Presenters: Hilary Allen, Senior Associate of Programs, Net Impact; and William V. Muse, President of National Issues Forums Institute
Democracy in Action: Democratic Deliberation on "A House Divided"
Saturday, June 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Kara Lindaman, Professor of Political Science/Public Administration, Winona State University; John Dedrick, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the Charles F. Kettering Foundation; and John J. Theis, Professor Political Science Lone Star College--Kingwood (TX)